Participate in STEM
DoD STEM supports a wide variety of activities including after-school programs, competitions, and internships for students and professional development and training for educators. Learn about upcoming STEM opportunities in your area or online.
Upcoming STEM Events & Deadlines
Oct 12, 2022
Oct 18, 2022
Oct 29, 2022
DoD STEM partners with organizations nationwide to offer resources for students, parents, educators, mentors, and more! From math clubs to robotics competitions, the Explore section has something for everyone interested in STEM.
Find DoD STEM & STEM Partners
DoD STEM partners offer a broad range of instructional aides, activities and events to make learning STEM fun and exciting.
Check out videos of DoD STEM professionals as they explore scientific and technical efforts at DoD laboratories nationwide.
What are you interested in?
Want to be a robotics engineer or a chemist? View different types of STEM careers.
Meet DoD STEM
Check Out the Latest Featured Happenings
“DoD STEM is proud to sponsor the largest number of FIRST teams, nearly 1,500 in the 2021-2022 season, and is grateful for all of the DoD professionals, scientists, and engineers who volunteer as coaches and mentors to build the future of STEM!”
Director, DoD STEM
Featured Blog Post
Student Innovators Develop Robots to Solve Technological Challenges
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST®) enthusiasts came back strong at the FIRST in-person championship in two years. Student teams used technology to build robots that help solve transportation challenges, including remotely operated vehicles and autonomous delivery systems.
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About DoD STEM
DoD STEM supports hands-on learning opportunities, teacher enrichment, scholarships, internships and fellowships to inspire and cultivate a diverse pool of exceptional STEM talent. As the government’s largest employer of STEM professionals, the U.S. Department of Defense is committed to increasing the pipeline of candidates qualified for technical careers.